Q: What kind of ant is an acrobat ants?
A: They are a common species of ant found in Rutherford County. Adult ants workers are typically light yellow-brown to black in color and have heart-shaped abdomens that they can raise over their thorax and head when disturbed.
Q: Where do acrobat ants live?
A: They are found throughout Tennessee and have been confirmed in Rutherford County, Tennessee. They prefer warm, sheltered areas like rotting logs, stumps, or the inside of hollow trees. They may also be found around streetside curbs and sidewalks, under rocks, or near buildings.
Q: What do acrobat ants eat?
A: They feed on a variety of sources such as other insects, honeydew from aphids or scale insects, fruits, sweets, and grease. They will also feed on household items such as insulation foam boards and adhesives if necessary.
Q: Are acrobat ants dangerous?
A: While generally not dangerous to humans or animals, they can bite if provoked and may spray a foul-smelling odor when threatened. In addition to this, they can cause damage to buildings by chewing through wood materials such as framing studs or electrical wires. It’s best to contact an exterminator if you think they are infesting your home or business.
Q: How can I tell if I have an infestation of acrobat ants?
A: The most common sign of an infestation is seeing multiple workers scurrying around outside your home or business near potential nesting sites. You may also see sawdust piles near windowsills or walls where the ants have chewed through the wood material beneath them looking for food sources. If you suspect a problem it’s best to contact a professional pest control service right away.
This was just a few of the FAQs on Acrobat Ants
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